Solar System/Space Unit

Space is a topic I am very much looking forward to doing with the kids; as their both naturally science minded I have the feeling it is one they are very much going to enjoy! 

Topics included; 

  • science
  • food
  • resources
  • making
  • sensory
  • English & worksheets
  • places to go
  • places to buy resources




  • Space shuttle crafts:

  • Galaxy art projects: 

Sensory Play:


  • Write a story; if I went to space



  • The Works
  • Usbourne books
  • The Book people

Places to go:

  • Science museum (London)
  • National space centre (Leicester)
  • World museum (Liverpool)
  • Museum of science and industry (Manchester)
  • Centre for life
  • Royal museums and observatory Greenwich (London) 
  • Winchester science centre
  • Peter Harrison planetarium (London)
  • Space port (Wallasey) 
  • Jodrell Bank Observatory (Manchester)
  • At-Bristol
  • Eureka (Halifax)
  • Cambridge science centre
  • Kielder observatory
  • The observatory science centre (Hailsham)
  • Uk astronomy technology centre (Edinburgh)
  • Hampstead observatory
  • South Downs planetarium and science centre (Chichester)

6 thoughts on “Solar System/Space Unit

  1. I have the imagery now of you guys living in a homemade space πŸš€πŸ˜

    Lovely links. We have covered a lot about space and we keep going back to it we still love astrology (these ones in particular were faves so thankyou!) x

    Don’t forget to listen to Holst’s Planets while working!


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    1. Pwhaha πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I probably would if the kids would let me; I kind of turn about loralai gilmore from Gilmore girls and get slightly caught up in the theme πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

      Ooh thank you I will note that down to use 😊 can’t wait to do this with the kids x x


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